The Jack Kent Cooke Foundation is partnering with edX to offer special scholarship consideration to qualified students in grade 7 who complete a course through the massive open online course provider.
The number of public-private partnerships between institutions of higher education and service providers that manage online degree programs and pathways for international students will increase by double digits in 2016, according to new predictions from advisory firm Eduventures. Likewise, the company is forecasting that online proctoring will go mainstream in the new year. And as many as one in 10 colleges will be acquiring a new constituent relationship management (CRM) system over the next 12 months.
A long-term study by faculty within five Canadian and American institutions has found that physics students have more confidence in their ability to understand course content when reflective study is combined with collaborative activities in a flipped classroom form.
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Penn State World Campus is partnering with the National Football League Players Association to offer union members the opportunity to finish their degrees online.
The online graduate education program will include video observation of classroom instruction by NYU faculty at a distance.
Penn State researchers are investigating ways to enhance teaching and learning through online innovation, thanks to funding from the institution's Research Initiation Grant Program.
Mount Vernon Nazarene University in Ohio has added a number of online general education courses intended to make it easier for non-traditional students to complete their degrees.
Charter Oak State College, an online public institution in Connecticut, will award credit for completion of select massive open online courses offered through the edX platform.
Pearson has selected 20 finalists for its 2016 Online Learning Excellence Awards.